Are you an ambitious fundraiser looking for the next step in your career? Would you like to make a positive difference to the lives of people with learning disabilities? We need a proactive community and events fundraiser to develop and deliver a sustainable plan to engage our local community.
Share is a registered charity and a centre for training and wellbeing. We provide a range of programmes helping adults with learning disabilities, autism and other support needs become more happy, healthy, and independent. Our vision is a world where disabled people are fully included in society, living the life they choose, and we need talented people to help us make that happen.
- You’ll seek out opportunities and build vital relationships with local groups, organisations, businesses, schools, and individuals to grow our income
- You’ll create, plan, and deliver a range of income streams through different activities, campaigns, and events
- As well as growing our supporter base, you’ll make sure their journey and overall experience is first-class, providing a high level of engagement and support
This is a new and exciting position at Share, ideal for an enthusiastic and creative self-starter to make income generation an important part of our future. You’ll have great flexibility to carry out the role, with hybrid working from home and on-site, and flexible hours to suit your schedule. You’ll have the added support of a specialist fundraising consultant who’ll mentor and coach you for the first six months to help you settle into the role.
The role would be performed on a minimum of 3 days a week (21 hours per week). We are flexible and understand the potential to grow this role with more time. We would also look to appoint at 4 days (28 hours) or 5 days (35hours) a week, depending on the candidate.
- You’ve worked in community or events fundraising in the voluntary sector so you understand the importance of building relationships and maintaining high levels of supporter stewardship
- You’re an excellent, persuasive communicator and you know how to create engaging and compelling arguments, both written and in person, to encourage donations
- You’re very organised, with meticulous planning and excellent time management skills
- Ideally, you’re comfortable working with numbers and budgets but help with this will be given if needed
- Most importantly, you share our strong commitment to the inclusion of disabled people in society, you believe in equality for all
Full job description and person specification can be found at the vacancy page of our website and attached here.
Why work for us?
Share is committed to empowering disabled people. You’ll make a difference every day, helping people to live as independently as possible.
Our values drive us forward. They provide the framework for everything we do, including who we hire. We believe everyone has something to offer others, and we build on people's individual talents, interests, and abilities. We think happy employees are successful employees.
We won employer of the year at the Wandsworth Business Awards in 2019 and we hold gold Investors in People accreditation. This means we truly understand the value of people: we focus on what people can do, not what holds them back. And we have robust policies in place so that every single person working at Share takes ownership for making our programmes come to life.
We’ve been praised for our thorough induction process and supportive working environment where everyone has a voice and is valued. You’ll be surrounded by people who support you, challenge you, and inspire you.
How to apply
This post is initially offered as a temporary contract for 18 months.
We positively welcome applications from all parts of the community and from people with diverse cultural backgrounds and lived experience.
Please submit your CV and a personal statement addressing the criteria listed in the Job Description/Person Specification, and the equal opportunities form available to download at the bottom of this page.
If you would like to have chat about the role or visit us prior to applying, please contact us.
This job is subject to two satisfactory references, evidence of qualifications, an enhanced DBS check and providing evidence of the right to work in the UK. If you are disabled and would like to discuss other ways of submitting your application, please get in touch.
We look forward to receiving your application.
To apply for this role, please send us your CV and a personal statement addressing the criteria listed in the person specification available both here and on the vacancy page of our website. CVs alone will not be accepted.
Please also fill in and send us the Equal Opportunities form provided here.
Thank you for your interest in working at Share.
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